Office of Rural Programs

Apply to RUOP


The RUOP Summer 2021 application opens December 1st, 2020 and closes January 4th, 2021. Please fill out the application thoroughly and provide ample details in your responses. This information will be forwarded to the Placement Coordinators and our team will do our best to match you with your preferences. Please note that no exceptions will be made for late applications.

*Applications are now closed, please contact if you have any questions.

IMPORTANT: Before submitting your application, make sure to click on the “Save and Return Later” button to generate a url link that will be sent to your email address. This link will allow you to return to your saved application (even after submission) in the event that you need to update your responses before the application closes on January 4th. Even if you do not think you will make any updates, please click on the “save and return later” button in case of unexpected changes that may occur. 

*TRUST students: your responses will be used for both RUOP and WRITE experiences.


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If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to the Office of Rural Programs at